Matthew Oswald, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
  • 5,000+ inpatients treated each year, system-wide
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  • Only rehabilitation hospital with eight federally designated research centers
  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
  • Academic home of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Matthew C. Oswald

Matthew C. Oswald, MD

  • Attending Physiatrist, RIC
  • Clinical Instructor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Deconditioning
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • EMG
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Hip Injury
  • Hips and Extremities
  • Low Back Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neck Pain
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Radicular Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Spasticity Management
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Arthritis, Back Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Deconditioning, Degenerative Disc Disease, EMG, General Rehabilitation, Hip Injury, Hips and Extremities, Low Back Pain, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Neck Pain, Neurological Conditions, Neuropathic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Radicular Pain, Spasticity, Spasticity Management, Spinal Cord Injuries, Stroke Rehabilitation

Education, Residency and Internship


Illinois Wesleyan University, BA, Biology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine


Evanston Hospital


RIC/Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Honors & Awards

  • 2009: Walter E. Heller Chief Resident Award

Certifications & Licenses

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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